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English noun: aliveness

1. aliveness (state) the condition of living or the state of being alive


SamplesWhile there's life there's hope.
Life depends on many chemical and physical processes.


Synonymsanimation, life, living


Broader (hypernym)being, beingness, existence


Narrower (hyponym)endurance, eternal life, life eternal, skin, survival


Attributealive, dead, live

2. aliveness (attribute) the property of being animated; having animal life as distinguished from plant life


Synonymsanimateness, liveness


Broader (hypernym)physiological property


Narrower (hyponym)animation, sentience, vitality


Attributeanimate, inanimate, non-living, nonliving


Antonymsinanimateness, lifelessness









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